Swansea University

4. Time Limits


The maximum period of candidature for candidates pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma shall be as follows:

  • Full-time mode: not more than two years from the start of the programme
  • Part-time mode:  not less than two years and not more than three years from the start of the programme.


Within these overall time-limits, Colleges may specify lower time-limits for individual programmes of study.


The overall time-limit may be extended in accordance with the regulations outlined in Section 5.